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Green Energy War
By John Geesman
Price: Free! Words: 32,870. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
No drumbeat resonates like the mobilization of public opinion for war. In 2008 and 2009, policy elites around the world prepared for US re-entry to the global climate debate. These short narrative bursts capture the heady aspirations of the time, tracing the strategic perimeter of energy initiatives that soon turned comatose – a “weird and unintended prequel” to the exuberant 21 Machetes.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
By Mark Pendergrast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
Easy to Be Green: A Guide for Small Enterprises
By Jan Triplett Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,670. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Easy to be Green is a concise, informative, and cost effective guide to help transform the smallest business into an environmentally proactive powerhouse. Veteran small business owners and operators, Jan Triplett and Chris Pasch, have created this collection of easy to follow tips and explanations designed to catapult your small or home-based business into a “greener” future.
The Greening of Gavin - My First Year of Living Sustainably
By Gavin Webber
Price: Free! Words: 14,950. Language: Australian English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
As he walked out of the cinema, Gavin knew that his life would change forever. It was the impact of a documentary that kicked him into action, whereby he decided to lower his family's impact on the planet, in the attempt to live a more sustainable lifestyle. This is the story of his first year of 'The Greening of Gavin'.
The Smart Grid Imperative
By Terrance McDonald
Price: $29.95 USD. Words: 30,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
The five powerful factors energizing utilities to make major changes today explained. trillions of dollars are being invested in Smart Grid infrastructure. Find out why.
How to Future Proof Your Home: A Guide to Building with Energy Intelligence in Cold Climates
By Shane Wolffe
Price: $17.97 USD. Words: 28,690. Language: Canadian English. Published: February 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Professionally accredited author Shane Wolffe aims to show readers how to cost effectively build homes to be up to 85 percent more energy efficient, even in extreme climates. The book is based on building principles that work and were pioneered in Saskatchewan, Canada – a place with one of the most extreme climates in the world where yearly temperatures range from -40°C (-40F) to 35°C (95F).
Surviving The Cuts, And Other Disasters
By Korban Blake
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,000. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Practical solutions for coping with challenges of economic crisis and environmental disaster. Increasingly people in the United Kingdom find providing for the family an exercise in survival in itself; while others aim to better prepare for larger-scale disaster. An essential illustrated, plain English guide for people enduring austerity cuts; and Survivalists, or 'Preppers' in the UK and beyond.
Carbon Policy - How robust measurement and verification can improve policy effectiveness
By Bruce Rowse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,240. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This book puts forward the case for incorporating more robust Measurement Reporting and Verification in the development of carbon abatement policy. Its focus is on policies that aim to reduce the energy use and resultant carbon emissions of buildings. It examines a range of policy types, provides case studies, and shows how to incorporate robust measurement and verification into policy design.
Powering Up America: The Revolution Began Yesterday
By Cater Communications
Price: Free! Words: 22,100. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
While U.S. lawmakers delay progress on energy reform, Americans from all walks of life and political ideologies have been voting with their feet – and their wallets -- a new report finds.
Building an Earth-, Eco-, Qi-, Environmentally-, Family- Friendly Home
By Pauline Ferguson
Price: $29.99 USD. Words: 22,670. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
If you're building (or renovating) a home and want to make it non-toxic, family friendly, environmentally friendly, sustainable, have energy efficiency and passive heating and cooling built in, and be in tune with the earth.... This book is for you. Even if you just want to know about those things, this book is for you.